Volume 140 Number 16 - Apr 18, 2013

News

2 charged with attempted murder after Boutte stabbing
Two men have been arrested and charged with attempted murder after they reportedly stabbed a Boutte man several times last week before stealing his wallet and cell phone, according to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Rejecting flood maps in ‘08 saved parish millions, official says
According to parish representatives, St. Charles Parish saved residents millions in flood insurance premiums by opting out of a FEMA flood remapping offered to the parish in 2008.


Sports

Lady Tigers, Wildcats meet in historic playoff game on Saturday
By Jonathan Menard
The Hahnville Lady Tigers and the Destrehan Lady Wildcats will meet for the third time this season when they face off in the regional round of the Class 5A playoffs on Saturday. Never before have these two programs met with so much on the line – the winner will head to Sulphur for the quarterfinals.
Hahnville takes control of district race with 2-0 shutout of Destrehan
By Jonathan Menard
Behind an exceptional pitching performance by senior Brooks Vial, the Hahnville Tigers took control of District 8-5A with a 2-0 win over No. 2 Destrehan on Friday.
Sac-a-lait season in full swing
By Anthony Taylor
Sac-a-lait season is in full swing in south Louisiana. This means the little fish are spawning and using up energy reserves causing them to be more aggressive than usual for a meal.
J.B. Martin student tearing it up for Terror
From staff and wire reports
Austin Perrin, an eighth grader at J.B. Martin, has been tearing it up from both the plate and the mound for the Thibodaux Terror.
HHS players attend combine
From staff and wire reports
Four Hahnville football players attended the Prep Football America Combine Series, which was held in Denham Springs.

Our View

Let’s quit questioning how to save coast
Louisiana’s master plan for saving its coast is now being criticized by some who claim it needs more study because it could poison the wetlands by diverting water from the Mississippi River. This is not the time for more study. It is the time for more action.

Sheriffs Reports

Arrests (April 18)
From staff and wire reports
•Lloyd T. Matherne, 42, of 122 First St. in Boutte, was arrested on April 5 and charged with obscenity.



Lifestyles

Camera Shootout 2013 April 11 Winner
From staff and wire reports
“Electrifying” by Monica LeBlanc got the most votes last week and is the April 11 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2013 photo contest. Submit your pictures online at www.heraldguide.com or e-mail to kyleb@heraldguide.com for a chance to win the grand prize of $500 at the end of the year.
This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Little Ray”
From staff and wire reports
Little Ray is a 4 month old male orange tabby.
Recipe: Peanut butter and banana breakfast shake
From staff and wire reports
Many people are taking advantage of warmer temperatures and increased hours of sunlight to get fit and ready for the summer. As they dive into new exercise regimens, hit the practice fields or take to hiking trails, they will be looking for ways to fuel their efforts.

Obituaries

Williams
Cynthia Walker Williams, 65, passed away on Sunday, April 7.
Griffin
Naomi Louviere Griffin, 77, a native of Paradis and resident of Raceland passed away on Friday, April 12.
Loupe
Betty Martin Loupe, 77, a native of Raceland and a resident of Des Allemands was called to eternal rest on April 10.